Depression Hotline Numbers
14August

Depression Hotline NumbersDepression Hotline NumbersDepression Hotline Numbers

By Ben Cecil

Click here to read the original article by John M. Grohol, Psy.D., on PsychCentral.com published on November 6th, Nov 2018. Depression isn’t just feeling down or sad for a few days in a row. Major depressive disorder is when a...

Click here to read the original article by John M. Grohol, Psy.D., on PsychCentral.com published on November 6th, Nov 2018. Depression isn’t just feeling down or sad for a few days in a row. Major depressive disorder is when a person feels like there is no hope, their...

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Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful Approach to Depression
14August

Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful Approach to...Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful...Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful Approach to...

By Ben Cecil

Suffering is a shared human experience that can be viewed integral part of life. Our suffering can range from mild to severe and can take the form of physical or mental and emotional pain. Whatever the form of our discomfort, we...

Suffering is a shared human experience that can be viewed integral part of life. Our suffering can range from mild to severe and can take the form of physical or mental and emotional pain. Whatever the form of our discomfort, we can agree that “suffering of the...

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Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole Family
07August

Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole FamilyAddiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for...Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole Family

By Ben Cecil

To read the original article on PsychCentral's Addiction Recovery Blog, published on July 3rd, 2019 and written by David Sack, M.D. Individuals struggling with addiction need a great deal of support. The families that struggle alongside...

To read the original article on PsychCentral's Addiction Recovery Blog, published on July 3rd, 2019 and written by David Sack, M.D. Individuals struggling with addiction need a great deal of support. The families that struggle alongside them do as well. They are exposed to...

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Healing from complex trauma begins with compassion
05June

Healing from complex trauma begins with compassionHealing from complex trauma begins with...Healing from complex trauma begins with compassion

By Mike Giresi

There’s no handbook for being a parent (wouldn’t it be great if there were?) but that doesn’t mean you can’t change the way you take care of your teen, your whole family, and yourself. Many of the parents we meet feel like...

There’s no handbook for being a parent (wouldn’t it be great if there were?) but that doesn’t mean you can’t change the way you take care of your teen, your whole family, and yourself. Many of the parents we meet feel like they’re failing their child....

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Education keeps his doors open
03May

Education keeps his doors openEducation keeps his doors openEducation keeps his doors open

By Family First Adolescent Services

The average teenager is dealing with pressure from all sides—from parents, teachers, and coaches, as well as their friends. They worry about their future, about college or career, and about relationships. Teens who are struggling with...

The average teenager is dealing with pressure from all sides—from parents, teachers, and coaches, as well as their friends. They worry about their future, about college or career, and about relationships. Teens who are struggling with mental health, behavioral health, substance...

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What To Teach Teens About Failure
16April

What To Teach Teens About FailureWhat To Teach Teens About FailureWhat To Teach Teens About Failure

By Family First Adolescent Services

Failure is healthy. When toddlers learn to walk they aren’t discouraged by repeated failure in their initial attempts. They pick themselves up and try again. Eventually, they are running all over the house while you try to keep up. Imagine...

Failure is healthy. When toddlers learn to walk they aren’t discouraged by repeated failure in their initial attempts. They pick themselves up and try again. Eventually, they are running all over the house while you try to keep up. Imagine if that drive remained with us...

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How to Plan for Long Term Healing
16April

How to Plan for Long Term HealingHow to Plan for Long Term HealingHow to Plan for Long Term Healing

By Family First Adolescent Services

If a teen suffered a broken bone or torn ligament, treatment recommendations might include surgery as well as a period of physical therapy to speed healing and minimize the risk of re-injury. His surgery isn’t a cure, rather the first big...

If a teen suffered a broken bone or torn ligament, treatment recommendations might include surgery as well as a period of physical therapy to speed healing and minimize the risk of re-injury. His surgery isn’t a cure, rather the first big step of treatment. Physical therapy is the...

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Your teen needs treatment: Why and how to get it
16April

Your teen needs treatment: Why and how to get itYour teen needs treatment: Why and how to get itYour teen needs treatment: Why and how to get it

By Family First Adolescent Services

When your children are very young and their coughs or cries wake you up in the night, parents fall naturally into the role of the caregiver; sitting up with a sick child, dosing him with medicines, warming soup for him, and watching over him in...

When your children are very young and their coughs or cries wake you up in the night, parents fall naturally into the role of the caregiver; sitting up with a sick child, dosing him with medicines, warming soup for him, and watching over him in the darkest hours of the night. For many...

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